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ireland. prostitution is the oldest trade in the world, they say, and in some european countries, it is an entirely legal profession. in germany, for instance, prostitutes are open to health insurance and women's rights. in sweden, you have to pay a fine if you are caught paying for sexual services. france wants to introduce similar restrictions. the french are now debating if they need to redefine their attitudes towards the sex business. >> some say paris is the city of love. it is certainly a place where love is big business. sean worked for eight years as a call girl. she is a former saleswoman, and she discovered the profession by chance. >> i was working a boutique. one day a man came in. he became my lover. because i speak several languages, he paid for me to take expensive trips to london and geneva. at an event one evening, in that other girls working as escorts. they told me how to find more clients. so i gave up my day job. >> she spent lots of times in luxury hotels. her clients included businessmen, lawyers, and prominent public figures. she will not say anymore. the
to introduce the former president of ireland who i assume those of you have come know about and mary robinson, her book which is really quite a revelation. we are very fortunate to have for tonight and just a little bit of that ground about this hall for those of you who might be new to it. the great hall at cooper union was the place where lincoln gave his famous speech. and that began a long history of social justice movements launched or celebrated in this hall including the suffrage act which was the end to the work and the naacp had their first connection there. it was the first to make conference of american leaders led by red fox in this very room in the 19th century at a time when their people were being slaughtered on the planes. there is quite a history here of events that occurred during some critical and turbulent times in irish immigration to the united states as well from 1856 when more than 1000 supporters of the brotherhood met here right up to the eve of the 1916 easter rising. the stage would host such leaders as the irish -- and i was intrigued by some of those and thanks t
will hear a little bit of what my writings been like in this experience when i went to ireland for the first time in january of 2007. i was actually lucky enough to find a man in his late 80's who lived in the same area that my family had lived in the 1800's who had been the oral historyian for the area and was able to know that my family had been there and i was able to confirm that with actually in the records, in the library. and so i will read a couple of pages. seems like the right time to introduce this. >> where we from in require land, mom? she replay plied. my father says the lacies are from tip rare the name of a city in require land, mom, which is it? is how the hell do i know. all i know is it's a long way to tib rary ♪it's a long way to go. then she told me, your father and i went to ireland but we didn't go to tibrare. this is the extent of the family history passed on to me about my irish american ancestory a song written in england in world war one perhaps written as a means to recruit the irish into the british military. i am the first person in my family to locate and tr
better. >> now a discussion with mary robinson, former president of ireland talks about her book, "everybody matters," a number of her life in politics. this is in our 20 minute. >> at evening. it's my distinct pleasure to introduce you to the hall. my name is jamshed bharucha and it is truly an honor tonight to introduce the former president of ireland, who wastes those of you who have come to know about and trance three spoke, which is quite a revelation. we're very fortunate to have her tonight. it little bit of background for those of you who might be new to it. grandma at cooper union is the place where lincoln gave his famous right makes might speech from this very podium. that began a long history of social justice movement launched her celebrated in this hall, including the naacp had their first convention here. the first major conference in native american leaders that direct talks was held in this very room in 18th century at a time when people were being slaughtered on the planes. there's quite a history here of events that occurred during some critical in turbulent ti
european act, which many see as the forerunner of the maastricht agreement. northern ireland, she was full of contradictions. those of us in these benches and the entire unionist community in northern ireland opposed the anglo-irish agreement. many right honorable members on the conservative benches opposed it as well. once she has said that oster was as british as finchley. when she said it was out, out, out to a united, federal ireland or joint authority. in 1985, she sent the anglo- irish agreement without any consultation with the entire unionist community and without their consent. the reason that so many unionist felt so strongly and spoke so strongly and there are still strong feelings about that era, they remember her strong stance during the hunger strikes. ofn she stood up in defense democracy and against terrorism. when she suffered the losses the prime minister and others are prepared to of her close colleagues. when she, just a year before had survived and ira assassination attempt. yes, she was persuaded to sign the anglo-irish agreement. i am glad that in an earlier life she
're going to look to a britisht is what the endured with northern ireland. this is a kin to that. we have to do it they did and keep a stiff upper lip and new the best we can and not lose ourselves. ofnina mentioned the years trouble with northern ireland. i was up there. it was not fun for people but they did manage to work through it. time they were checking your bags, as i mentioned. talking.nd i were this is the first successful terrorist attack since 9/11. -- we headed toward an air northern ireland operation? >> we are a bigger country than the uk. i do not know. i look to them. it was awful what they endured. but they enjoyed it. here was no place for -- they endured it. there was no place for trash. i am not pressing in. -- prescient. >> the pat downs. it is impossible. , marathonsoute every week. i predict we're going to go the way of the dettion afterwards. we are going to have cameras. it is like london. it was the pictures and the cameras. i think there will be less resistance. i do not like living in a city where you are in camera. i think the american people will accept that
.u. ireland currently hold the six month retating presidency of the european union. this is had a half-hour. >> the president of ireland. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, i would invite you to please take our seats. >> your headphone on the right. >> ladies and gentlemen, it is a great honor to welcome the president of the republic of ireland, mr. higgins. a very warm welcome to you, mr. president, and to the european parliament. [applause] 3 >> esteemed colleagues, mr. miggins -- mr. higgins will be addressing us, but before i give him the floor, it is a articular pleasure for me to welcome on the public tribute the grand duke of luxembourg and his wife, a very warm elcome to them, too. it was applause [applause] >> i am equally delighted that xt to them on the public gallery seat we have mr. higgins' spouse, a very warm welcome to you, too, in the european parliament. ladies and gentlemen, i'd now like to give the floor to the president of ireland, mr. higgins. president, members of the european parliament, commissioner and queen, i am delighted, and i would like to thank you all
's ireland, paris or washington, d.c. and pretty soon i have to go to baltimore. what a downer. and eat their crab. [ laughter ] anyway, it's all in great gist that i say to you that again this is a 16 million person visit every year to san francisco. just millions and millions of dollars are spent by our visitors in this city. so we have to keep it beautiful, we have to keep it updated and informative. we have great partners that have known over many decades that this is the heart of our business, tourism, the hotels, some of the greatest hotels in the world are here in san francisco and they will be welcoming all the people that come from 55 days of sailing. event after event find it's way to san francisco, the bay area because they know we know how to host this. i want to welcome bob from our chamber of commerce because he's learning very quickly how wonderful this place is. [ applause ] and how we do things and how we do things successfully is to identify or challenge and get really bright creative minds like joe, and you start working with union square and you discover and help eve
is in the street view and then in 2009 i participated in a residency in ireland. and when i looked for information, i was directed to wisconsin. and so it is one of the oldist towns in ireland and around the 1940s a lot of irish people immigrated to the utah and a few set up in newtown, in wisconsin. and in the google maps you will find the street view and the first building that you see is a barn, a typical barn. and i find it interesting that out of everything in town that has not been photographed by google yet and also this idea of when you are looking something original, you find a certificate. and so, i copied this barn and placed this facade or prop in the most resymboling location in the original town of ireland. and the idea was we thought that the google car would come by, that this image would be picked up and the barn would exist in both. it was up for two weeks but i knew that the car was in the neighborhood. but recently i found out that after two years, it did. so now there is a google street with the same house. and i really like that idea of transition, where you then take an ima
today and they are thrilled. >> i flew from ireland to be here. and been practicing since for the competition. all the best casters in the world come here. my fellow countryman came in first place and james is on the current team and he is the head man. >> it's unique. will not see anything like it where you go to compete in the world. competitions in ireland, scotland, norway, japan, russia each year, the facilities here in the park are second to none. there is no complex in the world that can touch it. >> i'm here with bob, and he has kindly agreed to tell me everything i need to know about casting. i'm going to suit up and next, we're in the water. >> what any gentleman should do. golden gate angling has free lessons the second saturday of every month. we have equipment show up on the 9:30 on the second saturday of every month and we'll teach them to fly cast. >> ok. we are in the water. >> let me acquaint you with the fly rod. >> nice to meet you. >> this is the lower grip and the upper grip. this is a reel and a fly line. we are going to use the flex of this rod to fl
disputes the europeans are in a lot of trouble. but look at ireland, hasn't the irish economy despite austerity actually seen better growth than some of the people who stay austerity like secretary jack lew is a problem? >> you're absolutely right, but the irish have paid an enormous price for austerity. unemployment like 25% or something. 24. thank you. i pulled that out of my trivial pursuit file in my brain. and so this is the struggle, these countries are having. if they bite the bullet they can come out on the other end at some point in theory but the cost is very high. adam: thank you. liz: general electric is moving up at least nearly a percent today after the net dig on energy. it is now the time to get in? a tough analyst weighs in. adam: we have someone with three ways to make money off of that decision the matter what that decision may be. she's always been able to brighten your day. it's just her way. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confiden
britain to war over the fault in ireland. >> as in the uk, she was very tough on her opponents abroad. and she sent in the military to the faulkner islands immediately and won that war. she was applauded by many people. also northern ireland, she had a very hard stance. critics say she drove young catholics into the arms of the ira because of that. in attribute, one leader said she played a shameful role. she was divisive on the international stage as well. germany, obviously, will remember her for being opposed to the unification. she was open for enlargement, but very much afraid of the political union and afraid of a german dominance in europe. >> thank you very much for that. to talk about margaret thatcher's legacy here in germany, we are joined in the studio by our political correspondent, simon young. tanks for being with us. we know margaret -- thanks for being with us. we know margaret thatcher was in power at the end of the cold war, when divisions were eating -- ending in europe. she distanced herself from germany. how do germans view her? >> the tone in berlin has been ver
hire taxis, but there was also other good news for ireland -- privatization or higher taxes. it is a reward for ireland and portugal, a reward for their hard austerity measures. >> some worries about cyprus' bailout weighed on the markets on friday. we have this report from frankfurt. >> the rescue package for cyprus led to irritations, also here on the frankfurt floor, especially the discussions about the fact that maybe the money will not be enough to avoid bankruptcy of cyprus. it dragged down the mood on the frankfurt floor. the dax started nosediving, but the negative trend has been backed by new economic data from the u.s. consumer confidence and retail sales went down significantly, and this has been a bad surprise. maybe it is because of the fact that unemployment data in march has been weak. >> now for a closer look at those market numbers, we say in frankfurt where the dax closed the day sharply in the red, more than 1.5% lower. so much for the rally we have seen in the past few days. the downward trend continues in new york where trading is still under way, and so
ireland and portugal seven more years to pay back their emergency loans. the agreement was reached during a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in ireland. they have also agreed to create a single supervising body to watch over eurozone thanks. the president of cyprus has asked the european union for more help to assist in his country's financial recovery, but he says he is not asking for more bailout money. last month, cyprus and its international creditors agreed on a bank rescue package expected to cost up to $13 billion. meanwhile, the foreign minister has spoken exclusively to algeciras. >> are you sure this plan can work? >> well, we are not sure. the point for which i we feeld to you that disappointed. we do not interpret what has happened as european solidarity, but we are resilient people. we have the feeling that we are serving as an experiment, and that is a bigger question that has always been around the european union about whether taxpayer money should be affected when a bank makes of reckless investments and takes risks. >> the economic recession has hit them harder than
's collective deficit decreased in 2012. its most financially strapped countries, including ireland, greece and italy, have trimmed or stabilized deficits, while more secure nations like germany have pulled back on spending. meanwhile, greece, ireland, italy and portugal each still have debt that is higher than a year of the country's economic output. general motors drives up sales in china. the car company sold one million cars in china faster than it ever has before. last year, it took until may 7th before gm sold its one millionth vehicle. the news comes during the shanghai auto show. there are more than one hundred automakers in china. sales growth is exploding, and american car companies are hoping to compete. singapore is a growing "money magnet" for the wealthy. a new report says singapore is on track to replace switzerland as the largest offshore wealth hub. switzerland has $2.8 trillion in assets. $2.1 trillion are from offshore. singapore has $550 billion in assets under management. nearly $450 billion are from offshore. the numers in singapore are expected to quadruple by 2016. t
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